Sinology Sunday: February 19, 2017

The Qin Dynasty was for the most part pretty short so clothing differences didn’t really seem to have the time to develop significantly. Therefore, the next major period would be the Western Han Dynasty (Experiencing Dynastic Restoration).

This week, we move on in the Chinese history timeline past the Qin Dynasty and into the Western Han Dynasty with Experiencing Dynastic Restoration 朝代復原體驗 and Hu Jingming 琥璟明.  Remember that this is still part of the time period when Chinese underwear was in develop to properly cover the body and thick and heavy clothes of dark color were favored by the upper class.

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Sinology Sunday: February 28, 2016

Speculation at Xiongnu noble during the late Western Han dynasty.

All hail the mighty Weibo for when you asketh, Weibo shall delivereth.  As we finished our tour through Chinese history through available pictures in the beginning of the year, we asked if anybody had any preferences or requests on what they would like to see.  anon expressed an interest in pre-qing dynasty clothes while kumaxell and heisui expressed an interest in less well-known regimes/minority groups.

A gentle warning that some of the men in the pictures below may be topless to demonstrate how the clothes fit together and other details.  More pictures and information below the cut.

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